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Synonyms for proteinuria

the presence of excessive protein (chiefly albumin but also globulin) in the urine


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Immunoglobulin light-chain immunoblots of urine proteins from patients with tubular and Bence Jones proteinuria.
The association of Bence Jones proteinuria with low total-immunoglobulin concentrations was tested using the baseline-integrated AUC between haptoglobin and SS1 minus the C3 and transferrin areas (see above) normalized with respect to the AUC for SS1.
An immunoblotting procedure following agarose gel electrophoresis for detection of Bence Jones proteinuria compared with immunofixation and quantitative light chain determination.
Examination of urine for the presence of Bence Jones proteinuria should be a mandatory procedure in cases like this.
Clinical signs of renal amyloidosis may include albuminuria, hypoalbuminemia, and Bence Jones proteinuria.
Similarly, in patients with multiple myeloma presenting with declining renal function, Bence Jones proteinuria, light-chain disease, and amyloidosis have been the main concerns.
The third patient had persistent urine abnormality without clinical disease, and presumably had idiopathic Bence Jones proteinuria.
Bence Jones proteinuria, found in 60% or more of patients with multiple myeloma (MM) and less often in patients with other B-cell--derived malignancies, such as solitary plasmacytoma, Waldenstrom macroglobulinemia, and chronic lymphocytic leukemia,[1] is serially monitored quantitatively both for its prognostic value and as an indicator of treatment response.
The urine immunofixation test is performed to evaluate the presence of Bence Jones proteinuria (monoclonal free light chains in urine) in patients with multiple myeloma or other lymphoproliferative disorders.